David Kupfer

David Kupfer is a Northern California writer whose work has appeared in The Sun, Bay Nature, Earth Island Journal, and Whole Earth. He has written for The Progressive since 1993.

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David Kupfer

Despite growing evidence of global climate disruption, little was accomplished beyond a watered-down text that kicks most of the big issues down the road. Read more

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“We think we’re searching Google. Google is actually searching us.” Read more

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Physician, folk artist, musical storyteller, and activist Rupa K. Marya shares her ideas on how to rethink illness and what she learned at the Standing Rock health clinic. Read more

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Labor leader, civil rights activist, feminist, and living legend. Read more


“I’m up here for those kids that I helped kill.” Read more


"I have never met a single person behind bars who said, 'Well, I want to get out of here, but I sure hope the Republicans don’t help.'” Read more


"I'm a man who has been a political activist, who has a political consciousness, and who can write poetry." Read more

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The sun was setting on a late October afternoon when I met with author Terry Tempest Williams in a hotel conference room built over a saltwater marsh near San Pablo Bay in San Rafael, California. Read more


The folk music legend is also a great storyteller and an unapologetic activist. Read more


Martin Sheen is a pacifist, a social and political activist who has not shied away from putting his body on the front lines, and a devout Roman Catholic. Read more

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